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  1. INTERNATIONAL: Women Still Anonymous at UN

    Women have remained faceless in the supra-national body such as the United Nations with less than 15 per cent of coun

    Saturday, July 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 705
  2. ASIA/PACIFIC: Asia Pacific Women Share Stories Against Militarism

    Women representatives from Asia Pacific countries shared their experiences on the impact of militarism in their homes

    Saturday, July 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 710
  3. IRAN: Iranian Woman Facing Stoning: 'I'm afraid of dying'

    In a room thousands of miles from her prison cell in northeastern Iran, the fear that has gripped Sakineh Mohammadi A

    Saturday, July 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 719
  4. MADAGASCAR: Women Form Own Political Parties for Fair Representation

    Brigitte Rasamoelina and Yvette Sylla are women with two different approaches to politics in Madagascar.

    Friday, July 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 699
  5. AFRICA: How to Counter Rape as a Weapon of War

    The incentive to use rape as a weapon of war in Africa would be less if more was done to ensure men were involved in

    Friday, July 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 704
  6. DRC: The Sexual Violence that Fuels a Twisted War

    It's a funny feeling when you step off an airplane at Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

    Friday, July 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 706
  7. INTERNATIONAL: Ending Sexual Violence Against Women

    A new initiative has been launched by UNIFEM, aiming to bring the world's attention to the need to end sexual violenc

    Friday, July 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 707
  8. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Fear Loss of Modest Gains

    Women's precarious rights in Afghanistan have begun seeping away.

    Friday, July 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 723
  9. MALAYSIA: Two Women Appointed to Male-Dominant Malaysian Sharia Court Bench

    Two Malaysian women have been cleared to hear the same cases as their male colleagues in Sharia court.

    Friday, July 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 744
  10. INTERNATIONAL: Human Rights Committee Concludes Ninety-Ninth Session

    The Human Rights Committee concluded its ninety-ninth session today, during which it considered and adopted concludin

    Friday, July 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 752
  11. MALAWI: Innovative Campaigning by Women Candidates

    You will find Beauty Kasonda on her campaign trail at funerals, weddings, church functions or just about any local ga

    Friday, July 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 758
  12. GAZA: Gaza Women's Shops Eyed by Hamas police

    Hamas on Wednesday announced new regulations on shops selling women's clothes as part of a campaign to safeguard &quo

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 676
  13. PHILIPPINES: Philippines Adopts UN Resolution to Promote Women's Participation in Peace Building

    Davao City, Philippines—In celebration of the International Women's Month this March, the Philippine government

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 683
  14. LATIN AMERICA: Latin American Economic Summit Promotes Abortion, Condemns "Lesbophobia"

    A recent gathering of Latin America's top economic commission issued a document praising secularism, condemning &quot

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 684
  15. IRAN: Iran to Pay for New Babies to Boost Population

    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad inaugurated a new policy on Tuesday to encourage population growth, dismissing

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 685
  16. LIBERIA: Ellen Delivers Special Statement To Women Today

    President Ellen Johnson is today expected to deliver a special statement to the Women of Liberia when she formally la

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 689
  17. SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia Backs Venezuela in Regional Peace Plan

    The Bolivian goverment ratified its support for the Regional Peace Plan proposed by Venezuela to Colombia, in order t

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 691
  18. RUSSIA: Khimki Forest Defender Yevgenia Chirikova Is New Face Of Russian Civic Activism

    On one of their daily walks through Khimki forest in the summer of 2007, Yevgenia Chirikova and her husband, Mikhail,

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 692
  19. CHAD: Nutrient-Rich Algae Can Boost Chadian Women's Incomes and Tackle Malnutrition

    A local variety of the nutrient-rich, blue-green algae known as spirulina could boost incomes for women in Chad who h

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 698
  20. MADAGASCAR: Women Form Own Political Parties for Fair Representation

    Brigitte Rasamoelina and Yvette Sylla are women with two different approaches to politics in Madagascar.

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 717
  21. INTERNATIONAL: Women Food-Woe Fighters

    Participants at a function organised by World Food Programme (WFP) here on Friday concluded this, saying that hunger

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 724
  22. INTERNATIONAL: HIV Gel Called Poor Substitute for Women's Rights

    Some advocates at last week's International AIDS Conference greeted news of the results of an HIV gel coolly, saying

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 725
  23. USA: Obama Signs Act To Empower Native Americans to Fight Rape (Ms. Magazine blog)

    One in three Native American women will be raped at least once in her lifetime.

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 745
  24. EGYPT: Egyptian Women's Right to the Judiciary

    Anyone who looks at the Egyptian feminist struggle for both the issues of national liberation or for women's issues,

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 867
  25. SRI LANKA: War Over, But Women Wage Battle For Survival

    It was a typically hot, humid day in this eastern coastal village.

    Wednesday, July 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 669
  26. INTERNATIONAL: UN Prize Honours Six Projects for Promoting Literacy and Women's Empowerment

    An organization that works to enhance literacy among immigrant families in Germany and an innovative programme in Egy

    Wednesday, July 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 671
  27. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Soldiers Don't Struggle Alone

    A group of NATO Training Mission –Afghanistan mentors hosted a women's forum for female Afghan National Army me

    Wednesday, July 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 672
  28. LEBANON: Lebanon as Hub for Gender Equality Reform

    Lebanon may be used as a regional base for the spread of gender equality, a representative from the Council of Europe

    Wednesday, July 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 675
  29. INTERNATIONAL: Is Guatemala a Toxic Place for Women to Live?

    About 15 years ago, when I was running the United Nations Association in San Francisco, I was asked by women immigrat

    Wednesday, July 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 686
  30. CAMBODIA: Cambodians Upset by Genocide Sentence

    The Khmer Rouge tribunal delivered its first verdict on Monday and sentenced a top leader of the genocidal regime, co

    Wednesday, July 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 690
  31. HAITI: Haitian Women's Organizations Make Their Voices Heard at UN Meeting

    On our first day in Haiti, grassroots women's organizations -- including our sister organization KOFAVIV -- stood up

    Wednesday, July 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 693
  32. HAITI: My Journey to Haiti: Reflections on Younger Women's Contributions to the Movement

    Earlier this month, I traveled to Port-au-Prince as a part of a GFW delegation to learn about the current situation o

    Wednesday, July 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 694
  33. HAITI: Women In Haiti See New Opportunities Post-Earthquake

    Prior to the January 12 earthquake, almost half of the households in Haiti were exclusively matriarchal, at least in

    Wednesday, July 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 696
  34. UN Prize Honours Six Projects for Promoting Literacy and Women's Empowerment

    An organization that works to enhance literacy among immigrant families in Germany and an innovative programme in Egy

    Wednesday, July 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 733
  35. HAITI: Rape a Part of Daily Life for Women in Haitian Relief Camps (Ms. Magazine blog)

    Even after the aftershocks of the devastating Jan. 12 quake subsided, women's bodies were still trembling in Haiti.

    Wednesday, July 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 747
  36. EAST AFRICA: African Union Summit Calls for Redoubled Efforts to Improve Lives of Women

    The 15th African Union Summit is underway in Kampala.

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 650
  37. HAITI: Our Bodies Are Still Trembling: Haitian Women's Fight Against Rape

    More than six months after Port-au-Prince was leveled by the January 12 earthquake, hundreds of thousands of displace

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 657
  38. LATIN AMERICA: In Latin America, a Harbinger of Women's Rights

    With a historic vote this month allowing gay couples to marry and adopt children, Argentina joined a vanguard of nati

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 658
  39. AFRICA: African Women Demand Representation and End of Violence

    Women activists from across Africa have gathered at a women's conference in Entebbe, Uganda, to demand that African U

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 667
  40. DRC: WFP Will Help Displaced Restart Lives

    After 18 months in camps, many of the families displaced by conflict in Eastern Congo are keen to go home and restart

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 668
  41. IRAN: Iranian Authorities Pressure Prominent Lawyer By Holding Family Members 'Hostage'

    "Today I was again contacted after being interrogated, I was summoned through a telephone call.

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 674
  42. SUDAN: Women's Peace Conference Underway in Juba, Sudan

    This week, 66 women from some of Sudan's diverse and volatile regions are in Juba for a conference called “Path

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 677
  43. UNITED STATES: Law Helps Immigrants Facing Female Circumcision

    Gender-based violence is a problem facing millions of women worldwide.

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 678
  44. HAITI: MADRE to Present Findings on Rapes in Camps to Officials in Haiti

    Today, MADRE staff members begin a three-day fact-finding mission to Haiti, gathering evidence on post-disaster viola

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 679
  45. COLOMBIA: Young Men and Women Learn New Skills for New Productive Lives in Colombia

    One hundred young men and women, victims of violence perpetrated by illegal armed groups and at high risk for recruit

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 688
  46. UNITED STATES: Take Action on IVAWA Now to End Violence Against Women

    It was thrilling this week to see President Barack Obama signing a new law to combat "conflict minerals" mi

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 697
  47. DRC: Congolese Infants Raped in Black Magic Rituals

    Six children under the age of two have reportedly been raped or sexually molested in the Lubumbashi area, as part of

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 709
  48. CAMBODIA: Convicted Khmer Rouge Jailer Duch 'Will Appeal'

    The former Cambodian Khmer Rouge prison chief Duch, who was convicted of crimes against humanity, will appeal against

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 748
  49. PHILIPPINES: Women Will Have Half of Gov't Posts in 5 Years

    In five years, women will occupy half of all executive positions in government.

    Monday, July 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 641
  50. IRAN: New Project Against Female Mutilation in Iran

    The Anti FGM-Iran (Action Against Female Genital Mutilation) project is seeking to employ assistants for a team in th

    Monday, July 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 643

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